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    November 3, 2012
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our campaign coverage will our campaign coverage will continue throughout the weekend. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >> alp >> all righ>> all i'n columbus ohio at the boathouse restaurant. we're in a state that holds 18 electoral votes. i want you to look at this. it is cnn's most up-to-date polls. 50% for the president. 47% for republican mitt romney. but, with the sampling error, it is a dead heat. now, look at this coverage. three days to go and cnn has a
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battleground state covered like no other news network. all over nevada, wisconsin and here in ohio. all across this country, i'm going to take you on the road with both campaigns in just a minute. first, we have a very interesting election day from the state of new jersey that they tell you about now. it involves you of victims of super storm, sandy who cannot return home or have no home anymore. our joe johns is following us in washington on this story. but what he is following is that new jersey governor chris christy is now saying that people in the affected areas of new jersey, people affected by hurricane sandy can now vote electronically. they can vote by e-mail and they can vote by fax. it is an interesting turn. joe, what are you finding out about this? >> well, it's a very interesting turn, don. as you said, in response to the
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super storm, the governor has issued a directive. this is for misplaced voters that can submit ballot applications by e-mail or by fax to the county clerk. the clerk sends them a ballot and then they have to return that ballot by about 8:00 p.m. on tuesday. it sounds highly unusual. to some, it may sound off the wall. but the fact of the matter is, in an emergency situation, there is some precedent for it. the united states actually has a program for military and overseas voters to basically do very similar things. so chris christie is taking a page from that pramt aogram and trying to find out how new jersey voters are not disenfranchised. >> joe, i understand it's not just for the people who have been affected by the super storm. it's also for the resz cue work
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ers, the emergency workers, the people who have left their homes and did not get a chance to leave early. they're growioing to vote electronically, as well. >> yes. as you know, there are some polling places that just completely disappeared after this storm. they're trying to deal with the problems of the first responders around the clock who are would recollecting away from their homes and families, as well as individuals directly affected and might not want to go to the polls, even if the polls were there to go to. all right. national new jersey gourd will be having mobile polling places as well. more on that in just a moment. the two men in the republican ticket hit zech states today. mitt romney began his day in new
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hampshire and is wrapping it upright now in colorado. there you see him on the stage and you see his wife, ann, as well. our national political correspondent is on the road now traveling with the romney campaign near englewood, colorado. so, jim, seven states tharks is one busy day for romney and ryan. did they generate any momentum today; do you think? >> we're going to have to wait and see, don. if you look at those battleground state polls that have come out in recent days, it doesn't appear that that surge of momentum may have stalled with the arrival of super storm sandy. we'll just have to wait and see on election day, don. if you wait and look at all of these battleground states, it is very cloesz when it comes to the president and mitt romney. we are leaving now and on our way to a rally in englewood, colorado. it will be his final stop here in this battleground state. and, also, john, his final western stop of campaign 2012.
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we've been hearing him talk nostalgically all day long. he was talking about the long days and the short nights and how his campaign is almost there. it's almost until election day. but really, what he's been doing is delivering his closing argument. talking about what he calls real change for the country. he's been seizing that unemployment data saying that up tick of 7.9 per cent is proof that this economy is not moving in the right direction. the other thing that he has really been hitting and hitting it hard is this notion of bipartisanship. he -- >> all right. that is cnn's jim acosta traveling with the romney campaign. we'll get back to jim and get that straight for you. we're going to move on now. of course, jim, traveling with
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the romney campaign, they feel they're going to have some momentum. they hit seven states today. that's a lot of states to cover. debuke is in the center of the campaign today. mitt romney at lunchtime, president obama, there right now. our chief correspondent is there as well. jessica, that city is getting plenty of attention today. at least the two men weren't there at the same time. that would have been a bit awkward. >> yeah, although they would have had an unscripted debate. that would have been unusual and probably good for the public. this state getting so much attention because it is one of those must-win battlegrounds, don. and it tells us so much about the -- the map tells us so much about where they're fighting in these final days. where we are right now is not ju just -- it's sort of a two-for
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for the president. not just fighting ie way, but across the river. the president fighting hard to hold onto wisconsin as a blue state. he is visiting it three times in the closing days of this campaign. if you count debuke, why when they're not taking anything for granted. and paul ryan, that's his home state. so his edition to the romney ticket has made that reach for the pthd. it's still polling to the president's way. it just shows you how cloesz this fight really is. now the president's closing message, don, a lot of countering the romney themes. romney has been talking about how he's the candidate of change. the president is saying uh-uh, not so fast, that's me. and going back to his old message saying governor romney's party brought gridlock to washington. that's what the president is saying.
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don't let that candidate and that message suck you in because he insists, he's the candidate change. listen to this. >> we are kountdi they're kount on you to be so worn down that you just give up. you walk away. you leave them in power. in other words, wisconsin, their bet is on cynicism. they think they can outlast you. they figure yeah, these guys may g enthusiastic, but, yeah, overtime, that enthusiasm fades away and we're still here. but wisconsin, see, my bet is on you. my bet is on the goodness and decency of american people. >> reporter: so from here, don, the president heads to northern virginia where he's expected to get about 5,000 people here.
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i think he's going to show up there with dave matthews. and in the coming days, he's bringing rock stars where ever he goes. let's leave it at that. >> just save your voice. you're going to need it. it's a long night tuesday night and into wednesday morning. thank you. the election is the least of people's worries in the northeast. they are frustrated. frustrated growing over the response to super storm sandy with more and more people asking why they can't get gas, why they can't find it or when they will get their power back. officials say fuel is being brought in. but some places may not have electricity for another week. >> the water came on all the way up to where we were. we were knee-deep. we couldn't get out. 9-1-1 wouldn't answer. we were stuck. and the devastation after the
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storm is what you see. there's children with no food. there are people without water. nobody has power. people can't cook. the only people that are out here are people from rock-away, the people that are donating stuff and rock-away park needs help. >> reporter: do you feel like you're left out? >> i feel like we need help out here. we need the city to step in. we need fema to come and place people in housing because you have children who lost everything. you have parents who are devastated, who are sitting in shelters. i was in a hurricane shelter, i.s. 217. i got my son out because i didn't want him to be here in the devastation. >> reporter: and see all of this? >> and see all of this. >> reporter: your neighbors, you
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were telling me? >> they live in the basement aapartment across the street and they lost everything. everything is gone. >> reporter: and now you are heading to higher ground to stay with family? >> yes, yes, i'm leaving. >> that was cnn's susan candiotti. the weather is another worry since a new storm, not as strong as sandy, i should point out, could blast the northeast with wind and rain next week. two days until election day. here in ohio, many see it as a game of inches. i tag it along as campaigners go door-to-door. the pressure is on for the man who has to certify a winner here in ohio. will ohio's secretary of state sign off on who will be the next president? and is he ready? we'll ask him live next.
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standing here with the secretary of state who's making me look really bad because he's not wearing a coat, but we're going to have him in just a moment talk about that and other things and whether he's ready, ready to announce who could be the next president of the united states. there's a battle for ohio being faulgt door-to-door. campaigns are hitting the streets and trying to convince voters to put their members in the white house. the teams on both sides have something in common, huge amounts of determination. the front line on the ohio battleground, cold, soggy and grey. but neerlt snow nor sleet nor bad directions -- >> are you bounced out? >> oh, yeah. >> shall keep their volunteers from these appointed rounds.
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>> why are you doing this? >> i do it to support governor romney. >> when he's not working, he's driving. walking. knocking. and talking to voters. >> when you're going to vote, if you're going to go in early or, like, on election day? >> we're going election day. >> is it worth it? it's cold. it's rainy. some people slam the door in your face, others don't. some people are receptive, but is it worth it? >> in the long run, hopefully, it will be if i see my man, romney, as the president. >> president romney is the last thing beth wants. she says she has a preexisting con digsz. she put on her boots. but her jewelry business on hold to help president obama. >> do you support the president for reelection? >> yes, i do.
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>> both campaigns say in these critical, final moments, they need people like beth and shawn. and other dedicated volunteers because the barrage of negative ads have run their course. >> so it's about personal contact? >> yes, person to person. not robo call. not mass mailing. what's important to you? and what can i say about that subject. >> you don't get more personal than gale and matt. when they're not out knocking on doors, they work from home working the phones each evening after work. >> we are very well organized. we have been doing this -- a lot of us par tis pticipated in '08. so it's like a veteran army going to fight another battle. >> you know, if the actual voting machines, you know, in the polling, if they match up
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here in ohio, my next guest could be the man to call the election on tuesday for either president obama or for mitt romney. john, the secretary of state here is a republican and the former house speaker. thank you so much for joining us. you said to me, before i get to this question, you said to me that you're surprised that the candidates aren't going door-to-door. >> they're here all of the time. i think ohio wants to go home. >> absoluteliment i've heard some of that. let me start with something that most people outside of ohio aren't aware of. you sent out absentee ballot applications, right, to all registered voters in the state because you said, your reasoning was to level the playing field. >> make sure that the rules are the same in all 80 countyings. for the first time ever, we'll have the same rules in terms of how we vote in this state.
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>> let's stick on that because 40 percent of all ohioans, will have voted before? >> 40 percent. >> so their accusations by doing this is that you are trying to suppress voters or trying to up the turn out for republicans and that you're doing something that's actually partisan by doing that? >> actually, i'm not doing anything. that is the law of the state of ohio. i am the administer of the law. we have strict laws in regarding this. i have some latitude in setting uniform hours. but what we really like is the more people that vote early, the fewer people show up on election day and that means we have shorterlines at the polls because most people have already cast their ballots. or at least a lot of them. >> a lot of them, yeah. 1.3 million absentee ballots were requested. that's an issue because of the
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provisional ballots. if the people who said yes, i do want an absentee ballot don't turn it in and go to the polls and vote, then they'll have to do a provisional ballot. >> well, first of all, we want voters who requested their ballot to turn them in. we encourage them to do that. right now, we're at 8 pe85 perc of them have returned. and we think that the number could actually be smaller than it was the last time. so we're not concerned about that. >> we are because we're here and you can't count those ballots or those votes until november 17th. i'm joking, but the whole country could be waiting. this is a close race here. >> we recognize the importance we play in this process and we're ready for it and doing everything we can to make sure we deliver the result on election night.
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>> quickly, if you respond, it's from the columbus free press here. they're saying you installed on some voting machines and some are worried that that might amount to tampering. you've heard the whole thing about romney owning the company -- the companies that make voting machines. are you worried about that? >> not at all. we have a new election night reporting system. all we have is an ability for them to load the data into that election reporting system. the reporting system or the actual county system are not connected in anyway. the results, anybody can get them at home on their computer, they're going to get them the same time. we have a supporting system that's brand new and help people across the world look right at our web site and find out what's going on. >> so nothing fishy going on. and then you responded to me on the break about the tag romney
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thing, what did you say? >> that's silliness. there's only two counties that have those machines and even e democratic leader of the board of elections says this is a silly notion. >> and you had those machines before? >> yeah, we've used these many times. they're only in two counties in the whole state. it's not an issue. >> thank you. >> thank you so much. >> thank you, sir. put a coat on, will ya? and i hope you're ready. we're going to move on now and talk about the clean up from sandy. it continues. the storm washed away homes. infrastructure and even the new york marathon. you know what, it had to be put off. but one young girl found a way to help everyday new yorkers. her story is next. ♪ with the stunning retina display.
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pictures of the shoreline before and after super storm sandy offer a peek into what has been lost to the storm's fury. the death toll is now 106 people killed. and life for the survivors won't be the same for a very long time. 2.7 million households still in the dark.
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some will stay that way for another week. in new york, governor quo moe tried to assure workers about gas shortages. >> do not panic. i know there was anxiety about fuel and sometimes you see a long line at the gas station, it makes you more nervous and you see people lining up and you say should i be lining up? fuel is on its way. you don't have to panic. we don't need the anxiety. we don't need the lines. be prudent, but fuel is on the way. >> and so that crane left dangling, well, workers left trying to secure it the one left dangling by sandy's fierce winds in new york city. officials say it could take up to 36 hours to finish that job. in the aftermath of super storm sandy, getting back to normal seems like a distant reality. survivors pleading for basic necessities. most importantly, power. one young lady, she's 11 years old. her family lives on one of the
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only powered blocked in hoboken, nnk nj. with the assistance of her dad, she set up a pop-up internet cafe and charging station right in front of her house allowing dozens of people to get back on the grid. if only for just a few minutes and return for a suggested donation. lucy is making her mark. she spoke to me earlier about what she's doing with that money. >> all the money we raised, which is $392, we were going to donate to the red cross. and we also received a generous donation of $2500 from someone who was going to run the marathon, but, since it was cancelled, he donated all the money he would have spent going to the marathon and donated it to the red cross. lucy says about 100 people
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in a final push, both candidates are touching down in several states each day. tonight, mitt romney is in colorado. tomorrow, president obama will be here in ohio. it's another of those battleground states we have talked about so much. cnn is in all of the hot spots. in colorado, we're live. you talked to "mountain mommas"? who are the mountain mommas. >> reporter: in political speak, they're the overcrowd. here, in this battleground state, a third of the registered voters are registered independents. drill that down even pfurther ad one of the key demos? suburban mothers. with the crunch of fall leaves beneath jogging strollers, this group of suburban colorado moms
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self-described "mountain mommas" hit their first lap chatting about the final leg in the race for president. >> i'm very torn. >> so you're undecided? >> i am definitely undecided. >> reporter: that makes tina the coveted surprise for both parties. >> knocks on my door, mail, to the tv ads. i put a note on my door that said "there are children napping in this house and i guarantee you you woent get my vote if you wake them up by knocking now" they're really bothering me. >> reporter: just listen to what the candidates have said viting colorado. >> the small businesswomen of jefferson county, small businesswoman. >> why the emphasis on women? pollsters estimate there are still 75 to 100,000 key voters in this key state living in the denver suburbs.
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whites, affluent and well educated. they voted for obama in 2008. >> but 2012 is a different story. just a month ago, president obama led governor romney by double dijts. today, that margin is razor thin. >> it is really still right down the lines of is the economy the important tipping point for you one way or the other, or is it the social issues that are the tipping point one way or the other. >> reporter: for you? >> for me, it was a little bit of both. >> reporter: registered independent is running for obama. >> reporter: how did you vote since you voted already? >> i voted for romney. i feel like there's a lot of things in our economy that need to be worked on. and i feel like obama has a lot of great tuck but not as much that has been done. >> with just days left, there are fewer and fewer tina susacs. >> reporter: do you feel like they're fighting over you? >> yeah, doi.
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>> reporter: the state's nonelectoral votes could hang in the balance and so could the election. now, governor romney is expected to arrive here at this amphitheater right behind me in just about 90 minutes. this is his final stop through this critical swing state. he says he's going to be out here trying to energize people. the people who are here say they feel the energy, don, and they're also kft. they're not calling this a get-out-the-boat rally. they're calling it a victory rally. >> thank you very much, kyung, we appreciate it. after relentless ads and long speeches, election day is almost here. thank goodness. some people in the battleground states like florida are hitting campaign overload. enough already, you'll say. you're hear a view of surviving campaign season coming up. [ male announcer ] it started long ago.
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i've been trying to warm up during the breaks and i've been sitting here and they told me to go ahead and stay here. so i'm going to stay here. we're in the home stretch of the most expensive presidential election in history. three days, just three days until election day. after months of relentless ads, constant hypes, speeches and debates, it ends on tuesday, finge fingers crossed. l they have been teasing me during the break. anna, what's the temperature in miami? >> you know, babe, they sent you to the wrong swing state i..
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it's 75 degrees in miami right now. i think you need to ask for a hardship -- you need to ask for hardship pay. >> hey, listen, it has been a long road to election date. what do you want to see happen on tuesday? i guess happen most on tuesday. dean, i'll start with you. >> i think the big question is is america ready for a white president? that's the big question that has to be asked on tuesday. you know, once you go black, who knows, do you ever go back? the real question is the voter turnout. and i swear to you, people say it doesn't matter. no, it does. it matters to your family. it matters to you. it's not about obama. it's not about romney. it's about policies that affect your live. if you don't vote, you're not allowed to vote on dancing with the stars for a year. we need to get people out and vote. it's too important this year. >> you know, listen, it is. a handful of battleground states, though, may determine
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the election, which is one of the reasons i'm here. ohio could determine it. florida, who knows which way it's going to go. so let's pause for a moment and offer some sympathy for people living here in ohio and other battleground states like florida. they've withstood months of constant campaign ads, endless phone calls from eager volunteers and campaign mailers clogging up their mail boxzs. they are the prize, anna. you live in florida. are you hitting campaign overload here? every ad on television is a negative ad. >> let me tell you something, don. i never thought it would come to the point where if was actually missing the viagra and cialis ads, but right now, i ament i'd rather hear about erection than election. what do i want to see on tuesday? i want to see the end. i want to see light at the end of the tunnel. i have been adding a couple of phrases to my nightly prayers. it is god, let this election end on tuesday night. i don't have the patience,
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stamina or money for a recount fight. >> anna, you take my breath away. switching gears now, we saw a flash of bipartisan ship this week. dean, you say some people over-reacted to the obama-christie display? >> i'm originally from new jersey. i think this is a great gesture. we need more bipartisan ship, especially in a time of emergency. has chris christie ruined his chances because he worked with president obama? we should be encouraging bipartisanship. we should be throwing people. these guys like to fight more than get things done. congress is a mess. the problem is no bipartis
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bipartisanship. this was a great moment. >> i thought the same thing. i said, listen, two men -- the two men working together getting things done this is how our government should work. >> i absolutely agree. i will tell you i haven't heard one word of criticism coming out of mitt romney or paul ryan. not only am i swing state election survivor, i'm also a hurricane survivor, as a floridan. when you're in a natural disaster of this size, you want to see your federal, your state, your local authorities all working together cooperating to solve the issues at hand, which are great. to solve the emergencies. i think chris christie did just the right thing for the people of new jersey. i think he did just the right thing for him, politically. i think it was politically smart and the right thing to do.
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>> i agree. >> listen, whether you're trying to survive a katrina or a sandy, it doesn't matter if a person has a "d" or an "r" in front of their name. >> absolutely. >> thanks, guys, appreciate it. >> stay warm vicariously through me, my friend. >> all right. the new york marathon cancelled because of sandy. but my next guess is she's still going to run in memory of her mother, when we come back. [ male announcer ] do you have the legal protection you need?
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intelligences, the public reaction was swift and harsh. critics argued there was too much devastation and work to do, mainly in staten island. the wave of criticism caused the mayor and race officials to pull the plug on friday. 27-year-old beatrice craven was to be one of the runners. despite the race being cancelled, beatrice still plans a run of her own. she joins me now from new york. how are you, beatrice? >> hi, don. >> are you still going to run the entire length of the race? are you still going to do a run of your own in a different way? >> absolutely. and i completely plan on running the full -- the full marathon, the full 26.2. the course would be different. the idea is to do the original new york city marathon, which would be four loops around central park. so that's the idea.
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i think it's a little bit more sensible, you know, given the state that staten island is currently in. and, well, still meeting some of my own goals at the same time. >> and you're doing it why? >> i'm doing this for my mom. as you mentioned, my mom had passed away of cancer, from ovarian cancer in march. and, shortly after, in april, i decided to run the marathon for her and raise money for cancer support. so, since april, i've been training hard to be able to get to this point. >> yeah, that was the point i was trying to get to, you were raising money for cancer support and that's why you're doing it. what do you make of the decision to cancel the race? >> i think it's absolutely the right decision to make. with all the devastation that's currently going on, it's the right thing to do. unfortunately, i wish we had
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gotten the news just a little bit earlier in the week. but we're here. there are a lot of us that are in the same kind of situation. when it comes to running a marathon, most people come into it, you know, with big goals in mind. doing it for charities. doing it because of a much larger region. and, so, you know, that in mind, we're here and i'm fully prepared to run the full thing for my mom. >> you know i work with your brother, right? >> yes. >> yeah, and i've been told -- mariano. i'm told i'm supposed to ask you about mom's scarf? >> yes, that's right. my mom wore a scarf whenever she had lost her hair. she lost her hair in the first round of chemo that she had. and it was something that was naturally a very personal thing. it was a very hard time. but my mom, you know, she took it just absolutely fearlessly. she lost her hair and she -- as
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a way of, you know, trying to ease, you know, some of the pain and some of the difficulty in that time, you know, we decided to make a trip out to air mez. it was a bit of a ha ha for me to lighten the mood. now is the time to go and pick out a beautiful scarf because you deserve it. and this is a hard time. and you should give that to yourself. and, so, you know, she lost her hair and i still very vividly have that memory in my mind of her tieing on her scarf and looking in the mirror. i was ready to break for her and she was just absolutely fearless. she looked in the mirror and tied it on and walked out the door just fabulous and fierce as always. so, in tribute to her and i think chanting some of that own strength, i decided to run wearing her scarf tomorrow.
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>> ahhh, very nice gesture. beatrice craven, good luck. inspiration. >> thank you so much. i really appreciate it. >> the upcoming election, let's not forgot, is not just a presidential election. next, the battle for the u.s. house of representatives. and some difficult ones. but, through it all, we've persevered, supporting some of the biggest ideas in modern history. so why should our anniversary matter to you? because for 200 years, we've been helping ideas move from ambition to achievement. and the next great idea could be yours. ♪ and the next great idea could be yours. see life in the best light. [music] transitions® lenses automatically filter just the right amount of light. so you see everything the way it's meant to be seen.
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the white house not the only house at stake in three days. all 435 members of the house of representatives are up for reelection. cnn's athena jones explains what could happen on election day that would tip the current balance of power. >> reporter: republicans won control of the house in 2010, riding a wave of victories by tea party-backed candidates carrying a message of fiscal conservatism and strong opposition to obamacare. back in september, democratic leader nancy pelosi had high hopes for her party's prospects. >> we have an excellent chance
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to take back the house. >> reporter: but so did republican john boehner. >> i continue to feel confident about house republicans' chances of holding on to the majority. >> reporter: republicans have 242 seats to the democrats' 193. so democrats need a net gain of 25 to win a majority. >> there's little doubt that the republicans will control the house again after november. they'll probably suffer very minimal losses if they suffer losses at all. >> liberty yes, tyranny no. >> reporter: for republicans, obamacare is still front and center, along with the economy. democrats have tried to link republicans to vice presidential hopeful's paul ryan's plans to turn medicare into a voucher plan, something democrats say would be disastrous for seniors. republicans believe they've neutralized that message by arguing obamacare hurts seniors by slashing medicare. redistricting will have a bill impact representing republicans. >> for the most part,
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republicans because they made such overwheming gains not only in congress but in state the legislatures last the year, they were able to control the rezrigting processes in a lot of key states. for example, north carolina, where democrats will probably lose a couple seats this cycle. >> reporter: gop gains look like leading districts from north carolina to arkansas, among others. in fact, party operatives say they've even put traditional blue states like rhode island and massachusetts into play. democrats are trying hard to unseat gop incumbents in blue states like california, new york and illinois and could see gains in maryland and florida. so why do these house races matter? members of congress will have to make big decisions in the coming months. chief among them, reaching a deal to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff, a series of tax increases and spending cuts set to take effect next year. >> the zoidecisions confronting congress over the next four months are bigger than most of us have seen in our lifetime, i think, on the fiscal will matters at least.
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president obama stumped in wisconsin and ohio as well and a little while ago he was in iowa and then he's going to end the night in virginia. governor mitt romney started the day in new hampshire, also a stop in iowa. and making two campaign stops in colorado. people in new jersey pushed from their homes by the storm will be allowed to vote electrically. that word today from the govern r a governor's office. they're widening the fax and e-mail program used by the absentee voters and deployed military members. so many buildings were damaged or destroyed by the storm that new jersey officials widened the program to take pressure off temporary polling places. search and rescue teams are looking for victims from superstorm sandy. the toll in the u.s. 106 people killed right now. 2.7 million households are without power and utilities. and they warn it could be another week before they get them back. i'm don lon